Recovery is failure if it returns us to the old normal instead of being a catalyst for transformation. For the first time in ...
Every year, we hear advice on how to cleanse or detox our bodies so we can start the New Year on the right foot. Following this guidance might lead to an extreme new diet, expensive supplements ...
"Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast." —Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland 1 A longtime patient of mine, whom I like very much, recently shared his ...
3 Research-Based Reasons to Take a Chance on Love Source: Jopwell/Pexels Talking with someone we disagree with is an unpredictable nightmare for a lot of us. Tensions escalate quickly, especially ...
Understanding human behavior is tricky business. We should be wary of anyone who claims to have it all figured out. To add to this complexity, note that across the history of the behavioral ...
“During My Marriage, My Only Affairs Were with My Exes” I have worked with divorcing clients for the past 25+ years. (My previous blog post explains why this is so important to me.
When is the last time you felt awe? That time-stopping, heart-tugging, WOW-inducing sense of wonder that has been described by psychologist Dacher Keltner as the feeling of “being in the ...
We all fall victim to beating ourselves up. For some of us it is merciless and for others it may just be our initial thoughts and we are easily able to brush it off and merely take notice of it ...
Am I Enough for My Bisexual Partner? Source: geralt/Pixabay Commons The word procrastination derives from the Latin root procrastinatus, which combines the prefix “pro” (meaning forward) and ...
Gun violence is a major problem in the U.S. For instance, in 2018, guns caused nearly 40,000 deaths. I have previously reported on strategies to reduce gun violence; but to develop more effective ...
Monument, "The Nose of Kovalev," from the short story by Nikolai Gogol. St. Petersburg, Russia. Source: Wikimedia Commons/Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 4.0 International (no author noted).
Serial killers who crave publicity are drawn to the medium of television. Some send communications to station personnel, some appear on talk shows or documentaries, and a few play games.